Contains data on the demographics and structure of the optometrist labour force derived from Medicare data.

Collection details

Temporal coverage

from 1 January 1991 to 31 December 1999

Geographical coverage


Data availability

  • Publications (to 1999 reference year).
  • For later years, refer to the National Health Workforce Dataset. For latest data, refer to Health Workforce Data managed by the Department of Health.

Data scope

All optometrists renewing their professional registration.


Admin data

Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)

Not available. Enquiries:

External links and information

Optometrist labour force 1999